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  • MIT researchers resort to flash for Big Data storage

    An MIT research team next month will show off a networked system of flash storage devices they say beats relying on DRAM and networked hard disks to handle Big Data demands.

    Written by Bob Brown30 Jan. 14 16:20
  • Getting the most out of flash storage

    As powerful and beneficial as flash storage can be, many organizations are overspending on capacity they don't need, deploying flash in the wrong places, and inefficiently spending on flash applications that are not appropriate for their real business objectives.

    Written by Mohit Bhatnagar, senior director, flash product strategy, NetApp08 May 13 15:25
  • Flash Storage Offers Fast Path to VDI, Better App Performance

    As traditional storage environments hinder application performance and increase latency, enterprises are turning to flash storage to improve performance and implement virtual desktop infrastructure. More widespread use of flash storage, though, may require vendors to be flexible with their pricing.

    Written by John Moore19 Feb. 13 17:28
  • Where to deploy flash-based SSD caching to optimize application acceleration

    Enhancements to server and storage technology created an I/O performance gap in the enterprise storage network that has since been addressed by SSD-based caches and PCIe-based flash cards, but there are different approaches to deploying SSDs. This article compares SSD caching approaches and suggests a new approach that overcomes the individual drawbacks of each approach while combining their relative advantages.

    Written by Cameron Brett, director of solutions marketing, QLogic Corporation12 Feb. 13 21:28
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  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Offers Risks and Rewards

    After years of false starts, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) products are here. They work, and if implemented correctly they can deliver substantial cost savings to enterprise IT shops. What are the risks and rewards involved in embarking on a VDI implementation for your organization?

    Written by Ed Tittel and Kim Lindros16 Dec. 13 14:15

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